Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for Active Directory skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Active Directory over the 6 months to 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 53 39
Rank change year-on-year +7 -14 +29
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 25 48 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.94% 4.13% 6.89%
As % of the System Software category 64.10% 55.81% 82.83%
Number of salaries quoted 26 42 90
Staffordshire median annual salary £35,000 £27,500 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.27% -12.00% +27.55%
10th Percentile £22,375 £20,525 £20,450
90th Percentile £43,500 £36,750 £43,000
West Midlands median annual salary £38,500 £33,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year +14.93% +11.67% -9.21%

Active Directory is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 39 86 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 6.14% 7.39% 8.32%
Number of salaries quoted 38 76 88
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,250 £35,000 £32,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.43% +6.87% +14.71%
10th Percentile £23,892 £21,125 £20,350
90th Percentile £45,750 £56,250 £45,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -4.11%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing Active Directory as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Staffordshire

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory in Staffordshire.

Salary trend for Active Directory in Staffordshire

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Staffordshire

Active Directory
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 15 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +9 16 £36,250 +43.56% 7
Stafford +25 2 £42,000 -
Tamworth +13 1 £22,500 -18.18% 2
Burton-upon-Trent +2 1 £37,500 +22.95% 3
Cannock -7 1 £32,500 -8.45%
Leek - 1 £25,000 -
Active Directory
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 20 (80.00%) Windows
2 19 (76.00%) Office 365
3 18 (72.00%) VMware
4 16 (64.00%) Microsoft
5 13 (52.00%) MS Exchange
6 12 (48.00%) DNS
7 11 (44.00%) DHCP
7 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (36.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (36.00%) TCP/IP
8 9 (36.00%) SAN
8 9 (36.00%) Information Security
8 9 (36.00%) MCITP
8 9 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (36.00%) NAS
9 8 (32.00%) VLAN
9 8 (32.00%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (32.00%) Degree
9 8 (32.00%) Mobile Device Management
9 8 (32.00%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (32.00%) Kerberos
9 8 (32.00%) SNMP
9 8 (32.00%) WLAN
9 8 (32.00%) Avaya
9 8 (32.00%) MPLS
9 8 (32.00%) LDAP
10 7 (28.00%) Windows Server
10 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (28.00%) Hyper-V

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (52.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (32.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (76.00%) Office 365
2 7 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (8.00%) Mimecast
4 1 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (48.00%) DNS
2 11 (44.00%) DHCP
3 9 (36.00%) NAS
3 9 (36.00%) SAN
3 9 (36.00%) TCP/IP
4 8 (32.00%) Kerberos
4 8 (32.00%) MPLS
4 8 (32.00%) SNMP
4 8 (32.00%) VLAN
4 8 (32.00%) WLAN
5 4 (16.00%) VoIP
6 2 (8.00%) Firewall
6 2 (8.00%) Network Security
6 2 (8.00%) RTP
7 1 (4.00%) LAN
7 1 (4.00%) Unified Communications
7 1 (4.00%) VPN
7 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Subversion
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) IT Support
2 4 (16.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (12.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (8.00%) Developer
4 2 (8.00%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Technical Support
4 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Support
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) LDAP
2 2 (8.00%) Drools
2 2 (8.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.00%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (80.00%) Windows
2 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (28.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (12.00%) Windows 10
5 2 (8.00%) Linux
5 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.00%) CentOS
6 1 (4.00%) Unix
6 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Information Security
2 8 (32.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 8 (32.00%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (24.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 5 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 5 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 4 (16.00%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.00%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (8.00%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (8.00%) DSDM
6 2 (8.00%) RAD
6 2 (8.00%) Scrum
6 2 (8.00%) SDLC
6 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
7 1 (4.00%) DevOps
7 1 (4.00%) High Availability
7 1 (4.00%) IT Strategy
7 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
1 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) MCITP
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (32.00%) Degree
3 2 (8.00%) HNC
3 2 (8.00%) HND
4 1 (4.00%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (4.00%) MCSA
4 1 (4.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (16.00%) SLA
2 2 (8.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) Hyper-V
1 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (8.00%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (8.00%) vSphere
2 2 (8.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) VMware
2 16 (64.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (32.00%) Avaya
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco
4 2 (8.00%) Citrix
4 2 (8.00%) Fortinet
4 2 (8.00%) Kaspersky
4 2 (8.00%) SAP
4 2 (8.00%) Veeam
5 1 (4.00%) Atlassian